04 October 2005

Word of the day


Etymology: Middle English purlewe land severed from an English royal forest by perambulation, from Anglo-French puralé perambulation, from Old French puraler to go through, from pur- for, through + aler to go

1 a : an outlying or adjacent district b plural : ENVIRONS, NEIGHBORHOOD

2 a : a frequently visited place : HAUNT b plural : CONFINES, BOUNDS

Todays word was found in a comment at John in Carolina's blog... the commenter appears to be a lawyer... no surprise there, eh?

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